Social Media

04/17/2013

FDA Grapples With Social Media

FDA Social Media Issues

As businesses continue to capitalize on social media as an inexpensive and effective advertising tool, pharmaceutical companies are struggling to find ways to embrace this trend while abiding by FDA regulations, “…fear of offending the FDA has led pharmaceutical makers to be overly cautious and shy away from social media—even if they’re not violating the law.” Social media has existed as a platform for patients with health concerns since the 1990s. “Some people are surprised to learn that online discussion forums... Read More